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Best book events in NYC: Critics' picks

Marilynne Robinson with Paul Harding

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If you missed her previous two appearances this week, here's your last chance to catch Robinson before she continues her book tour and heads home to Iowa. The brilliant author of Lila, which expands

  1. Congregation Beth Elohim 274 Garfield Pl, at Eighth Ave
  2. Wed Oct 22
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The Moth StorySLAM!

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Ten stories. Three teams of judges. One winner. The outrageously (and deservedly) popular storytelling series pits local yarn spinners against one another, challenging them to deliver an impressive

  1. Housing Works Bookstore Cafe 126 Crosby St, between E Houston and Prince Sts, 10012
  2. Thu Oct 23
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Notes on Fiction: Edgar Allan Poe

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In honor of the spookiest time of the year, chamber orchestra The Curiosity Cabinet performs a concert inspired by one of the most legendary horror writers ever known. Experimental 1920s silent films

  1. Center for Fiction 17 E 47th St, between Fifth and Madison Aves
  2. Thu Oct 23
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